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in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport and a city said to be a u.s. drone base in kandahar, afghanistan. iran says it used the drone to build its own unmanned aircraft. so far no official comment on the video from the u.s. >>> plenty of questions about u.s. drone policies are expected today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing starts just hours after lawmakers are set to receive a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the pentagon is reducing the number of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says sev
city. he's the first pope to retire in 600 years and tens of thousands of people showed up for today's blessing. he will step down on thursday and told the faithful he's not going to abandon the church. he's expected to spend his retirement in a monastery on the vatican city grounds. >>> keeping the groom alive for high speed rail, another proposal to share the tracks on the peninsula. >>> and the clock is ticking on the sequester deadline. both parties are still blaming each other. where the cuts are going to hurt us all the most. >> we decided to get a little creative. >> the bay bridge shelters sea birds but their nesting days are numbered how caltrans hopes to lure them to the span. >>> and a little bit of a chilly start. a warm finish, though. warm for february anyway. the entire forecast coming up as we look toward the old suspension span of the bay bridge. stay tuned. left off. >>> hard to spot any clouds out there, toward the golden gate bridge, nothing but blue and the oakland airport cam and look back toward the city, nothing
city. but kansas city and omaha, highs only in the 20s as they begin to dig out. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> now to south africa where the judge is expected to decide today whether to grant olympic sprinter oscar pistorius bail. pistorius is charged with murdering his girlfriend. prosecutors say the man known as a blade runner is a flight risk. tina kraus is following the proceedings from london. tina, good morning. >> good morning. pistorius spent an eighth night sleeping in a holding cell at a police station in south africa's capital, and he hopes it was his last. his lawyers say the athlete is not a flight risk and should be released from jail until his murder trial. track star oscar pistorius rode back to court in a police van, hoping this will be the day he learns his fate. a south african judge is weighing several days of testimony to decide whether to grant the athlete bail or keep him locked up until his murder trial. prosecutors claim pistorius intended to kill his girlfriend reeva steenkamp when he pumped four bullets through his bathroom do
and his friends flew to new orleans from three different cities just to celebrate mardi gras. >> san francisco. >> i traveled from wisconsin. >> ohio. >> reporter: they organized their trip on facebook. and now it's time to party. >> whoo! >> reporter: this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was just about slopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came from israel. >> like it very much. >> reporter: this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. ha. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, party-goers are taking over new orleans. [ screaming ] >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting during mardi gras. for police that means constant crowd control. this parade will go about five miles through new orleans. they are throwing everything from beads to coins to glasses. some people staked out spots hours before the parade. >> i'm here first, i don't want to be in the back. >> reporter: but mardi gras veterans in how to go with the flow. >> don't worry about anything. >>
for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arrested anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspect of killing genelle conway allen, whose body was found in fairfield's allan witt park. according to police, they had jones under 24-hour surveillance since the murder. >>> former giants slugger barry bonds due to appear in an appeals court later today. bonds' lawyers hope to get his obstruction of justice conviction overturned. it all stems from his evasive testimony before a grand jury investigating a performance- enhancing drugs case. that was back in 2003. the ninth circuit court of appeals is expected to take bonds' case and rule at a later date. this has gone on and on and on and on the. >> it sure has. >>> 6:07. now what's going on and on and on for a while? >> sunshine for another four our five days i guess. >> it's going to be nice around the bay area, temperatures well above average but we have a chance of rain in the forecast too. we'll talk more about that in a bit. outside though we have some patchy fog out there.
for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arresting anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen whose body was found in fairfield in allan witt park. they had jones under 24-hour surveillance after the murder, according to police. >>> the fight against prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage gets support from the city of san jose. >> the city council has voted to join san francisco in arguing against proposition 8 when the united states supreme court hears arguments next month. a san jose vote was 9-1 with mayor reed casting the only no vote. >>> let's check weather. i hear raindrop or raindrops perhaps? >> maybe two if we're lucky but right now it's all about the sunshine. we have patchy fog outside right now but it looks like as we head throughout the day that's going to clear out and a lot of sunshine and warmer temperatures coming your way. still chilly to begin with in the valleys. boy, hovering just above freezing and some patchy fog into the santa rosa area. 34 in napa, 36 in livermore and
operations today. and the city's mass transit system will be back up and running tomorrow, jeff. >> jeff: terrell brown, thank you. also snowed in was new york's long island. and its main artery the long island expressway. from new york city the lie stretches eastward to river head, nearly 71 miles away. carrying an average 210,000 vehicles every day. except for yesterday, when nearly the entire eastern half was buried, strapping hundreds of cars. as of early this evening, the highway was still closed. tony guida has more. >> reporter: on a good day new yorkers call the traffic-choked long island expressway the world's longest parking lot. saturday was definitely not a good day. scores of cars marooned along the 70-mile roadway and adjacent highway by blowing, drifting snow. so many that police had to maneuver on snowmobiles and use forklifts to clear the vehicles. >> if they would have had a plow we would have been home already. >> reporter: priscilla arena stranded in her snowbound car feared she would die. on loose leaf paper she wrote what she thought would be her last words to her f
not far from the obama's chicago home, an innocent victim of the city's gang wars. today, two suspects were ordered held without bail, and dean reynolds has more. >> reporter: chicago detectives flooded the area of the city park where hadiya pendleton was killed last month, and they were led to the suspects with the help of surveillance videos and interviews with parolees in the neighborhood. alleged gang members michael ward, 18-- who police say has already confessed-- and kenneth williams, 20, were picked up saturday night and charged on monday. chicago police superintendent gary mccarthy. >> they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang. instead, it was a group of upstanding, determined kids like hadiya who were repulsed by the gang lifestyle. hadiya's parents, invited to the state of the union in washington, were relieved. cleopatra cowley is her mother. >> i can't close the book on my child, but i'm very excited that the murderers who hurt my baby have been caught. >> reporter: ward, the alleged trigger man, has a long criminal record. but the police noted
. >> reporter: he'll report back to his backyard the former convent inside vatican city. the pope ordered renovations last summer, another sign that his decision to step down was made months ago. his successor will have to re-energize the church according to monsignor anthony sigerato of. >> the main thing is to attract people to the faith. that's why the church is in business. >> reporter: benedict will celebrate his last mass on ash wednesday. it will be held in st. peter's square in anticipation of crowds slowing up to say good-bye to the pope who decided it was time to go. allen pizzey, cbs news, vatican city. >>> well the mother of a little boy held hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker in alabama is speaking out. ethan's mom spoke with dr. phil. ethan's captor was killed in the rage to rescue the 6-year-old. kirkland said her son told her the army came in and shot a very bad man. >> he has said a few things now. i know that he is having a very hard time sleeping soundly. he flings his arms and tosses and turns, and he's cried out a few times. >> auth
of the city hall from 10:00 this morning to 2:00. people can turn in guns anonymously with no questions asked. anyone getting a handgun could get $100, a rifle, $200, and if you turn in an assault weapon, $300. a police sergeant might have a date with destiny when he hopped on bart with bride-to- be. their married plans were nearly derailed when duty called. >> reporter: san jose police sergeant is more lover than fighter. sometimes he is both. >> just a regular guy happy to have a job and happy to have such a gorgeous partner. >> reporter: frederick and his fiance recently took bart to get their marriage license in san francisco. they paid $75 for a non- refundable appointment at city hall. witnesses say this woman jennifer davis grabbed another passenger's purse. in the back of the train she was quickly surrounded by an angry mob. the suspect threw kicks and punches. someone tried to zap her with a taser on a day that was suppose to be about love, she whispered to her partner of ten years, don't get involved. >> and then he just disappeared like
and businesses. nearly the entire city of quincy massachusetts -- population 92,000 -- was left in the dark. nancy reed is president of national grid massachusetts. when is the power coming back? >> well, this will be a multi-day event. it could be monday or tuesday. people need to brace themselves. they need to find shelter if they're cold. >> reporter: the storm hid hamden connecticut the hardest with 40 inches of snow. portland maine, 31.9 inches breaking a record set in 1979. and suburbs of boston and new york recorded around two feet. on long island the quickly accumulating snow trapped drivers in their cars overnight. and some parts of the long island expressway are still closed. but new york city mayor michael bloomberg says his city was spared. >> we've gotten through this. it looks like we've dodged a bullet. >> reporter: relief may be temporary. forecasters say another storm is headed this way later this week. today some planes will start taking off and landing at boston's logan airport. and amtrak will resume limited service in parts of the northeast. for sunday morning, i'm terr
is the chief meteorologist at our kansas city station, kctv. >> i'll tell you what, scott the worst of it is over with. this morning, we had widespread thunder snow from kansas to missouri. snowfall rate of two to three inches per hour brought this area to its knees with our motorists. we had stranded city buses. bridges were closed for a while. now, what we're anticipating is another round for this evening perhaps another two to four inches of snowfall, some freezing drizzle right now, and wind chills in the single digits. storm total for us is about eight to 12, 14 inches of snowfall for kansas city. >> pelley: chris suchan of our station kctv. chris, thanks very much. chris mentioned thunder snow. we wondered about that. it turns out that it happens when warm, moist air collides with cold air. it's a clash of energy that creates thunder and lightning. it happens all the time in rain storms, but only rarely during a snowstorm. the labor department told us today that another 362,000 americans have joined the line for unemployment benefits, but there is good news. the number of peop
sedillo shows us hundreds of guns were turn over to police. >> reporter: the line stretched for city blocks in both directions. >> the old single barrel .12- gauge isn't worth anything, $200 today. >> reporter: it was a slow process. >> doesn't seem organized. >> reporter: the tricity effort of east palo alto, menlo park and palo alto police departments hosted the gun buy- back getting tec-9, assault weapons and pistols even a hand grenade and two hours and 40 minutes collecting 355 firearms including 111 handguns, 227 rifles or shotguns, and 11 assault weapons. >> three sets of people coming up to each car trying to get them through the like quickly. >> reporter: as you can see behind me a dozen people decided to just ditch their cars and walk up with their guns. palo alto pd didn't i like to. >> so you just got sick of waiting in your car? >> that's right. >> reporter: how long did you wait? >> i drove off the freeway parked my car and walked over. >> reporter: $52,000 came from protect our children a nonprofit. >> i was inspired by what happe
ladies at a condominium at the city of big bear reported he confronted them tied them up held them hostage and stole two vehicles. now police are confident they have the right man. >> guys down! [ gunfire ] >> reporter: acting on reports of carjacking law enforcement officials quickly tracked the man accused of targeting police officers and their families. >> the suspect stole the vehicle matched the description. he crashed the car and then took off into the forest. >> reporter: as he barricaded himself in this empty cabin, the man believed to be dorner fired a .50 caliber sniper weapon shooting two deputies killing one of them. >> we have an officer down officer down. >> copy officer down. >> we are right in the center of the action here we are right where this is happening. >> reporter: following tactical teams our cbs news crew was caught in the middle of a second fire fight. [ gunfire ] christopher dorner's hold up in a cabin about 100 yards behind our position right now. you can see authorities and the s.w.a.t. teams with their guns drawn, armored vehicle jus
or two milder. redwood city still chilly, 37 for you. 46 and pacifica down to 45. let's talk about this big ridge of high pressure no longer north of the canadian border. seattle, olympia tacoma getting rain in western washington but for us still several hundred miles away and will be dry for awhile but all about the wind direction. maybe notice it's chilly till about lunchtime. we have low to mid 60s. we'll be there once again tomorrow because the winds are coming out of the northwest. very sult change is going to occur on thursday and friday. the winds will shift toth northeast. that's an offshore wind for us and take the mid 60s and push things up about four or five degrees. up near 70 degrees on thursday and friday. i do believe some of you in the south bay and maybe even oakland will hit 70 greece coming up on either thursday or friday. better chance will be on friday so the 70s perhaps a better chance before the rain because the rain will hold off until next week. there is a pattern change coming cooler weather cloudier weather, wetter weather. mid 60s tomorrow couple ticks h
would close at small-city airports. the reductions could mean longer lines, fewer flights, and fewerflights, customers. for joe mellace, who owns a deli for across from caldwell airport in essex county, new jersey.rt >> i do get a lot of business here, and taking this thing away, i just feel like this land l would just be wasted. wo >> reporter: furloughs are alsooming coming for 800,000 civilian employees of the defense department. across the country, towns withry bases military bases are bracing for the loss of thousands of jobs, and the tens of millions of dollars those jobs bring to the local economy. econom >> i've also been very clear that there's an alternative. alt >> reporter: the president is using the potential loss of jobsobs to push congressional republicans into a deal, a deal a dea that would lower the deficit by def closing tax loopholes on higheroophole income americans. >> are they seriously prepared to inflict more pain on the the middle class because they refuse to ask anything more of those at anythin the very top? >> reporter: but republicans say no
bunker for nearly a week. mark strassmann is in midland city alabama w new details on the raid that ended with the death of the kidnaper. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. on ethan's birthday fbi bomb technicians will be back inside the bunker for looking for and removing improvised explosives. the body will stay at least until this bomb threat is over. >> we're here to celebrate answered prayer. >> reporter: they called it a praise vigil people in ethan's community gathering last night to give thanks the little boy was safely back with his mother. fbi photos show the exterior of the underground bunker. bomb technicians have removed two improvised explosives, one inside the bunker the other inside this pvc pipe that jimmy lee dykes used to talk to negotiators. the standoff ended monday when dykes climbed the eight-foot ladder to get supplies. as he reached up he was off balance and vulnerable. when dykes opened the door rescue team members dropped two stun grenades their loud noises and flashes disoriented. within seconds has members entered the bu
and was a victim of random violence in that city. the first lady inviting her to be here tonight to hear the president's remarks on gun safety and gun violence. >> schieffer: there's lindsey graham, scott, one of the president's toughest critics of late over the benghazi incident. but senator graham managed to get up there and shake hands with the president as he comes down the aisle. >> pelley: and there's the president with the chief justice of the united states john roberts jr. john roberts jr. who cast the vote that saved the president's signature achievement of his first term the health care legislation. president greeting sonia sotomayor, one of the newest members of the supreme court. and elena kagan, the newest member. general martin dempsey, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. making his way to the podium now. and here's the president of the united states for his fifth state of the union address. (cheers and applause) thank you! (cheers and applause) thank you. (applause) thank you. thank you. >> members of congress, i have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting
in abbottabad about five years. it's a well-to-do city of one million people. the compound was about a mile from the pakistani military academy. in terms of the inside of the house, how much did you know? >> owen: zero. zero. >> pelley: so once you went through the door, you didn't know what you were going to be facing? >> owen: right. but, again, it goes back to that years of experience. i mean, we've done this a million times. >> pelley: raids like this were common many nights in afghanistan and iraq. and looking at the model, the seals didn't think of this as particularly challenging. the tricky part was getting there. the u.s. wasn't telling pakistan, so the helicopters could be shot down by pakistan's modern air defenses. the pilots were from the army's 160th special operations aviation regiment. two modified blackhawks-- call signs "chalk one" and "chalk two"-- would drop 24 seals and a belgian malinois combat dog named cairo. >> owen: chalk one, which is the one i was on, was going to hover over the compound here. we would drop the two fast ropes, slide down the ropes into the courtyard h
. they give a pass city, of some of the things he would like to accomplish in the second term. i don't know that gun control will happen right now. his own party is fighting him on that. discount that. for the other people they are part of the president's message about jobs. a lot has to do with innovation. clearly education teaching people the kind of skills you will need to bring matching and innovation jobs back to this country, look for the president to talk about that for the second term. >> thank you. >>> military families will be listening closely to president obama's state of the union address tonight. they are concerned about their loved ones in a war zone. kpix 5 reporter len ramirez is in san jose where he met with military families. len. >> reporter: exactly right, elizabeth. there is a lot on the president's agenda but military families hope that what the president talks about tonight will also remind people like this memorial here in downtown san jose that there are men and women all over the world right now serving in harm's way. jackie
there are new reports about the pope's health. a allen pizzey is in vatican city. >> reporter: pope benedict has been wearing a pacemaker for some time and had an operation eplace to replace the battery three months ago. how much his declining health and the strain of dealing with scand the vatican leaks and sex abuse scandals is only speculation. only a few of his closest aides new in advance. with his brief announcement in latin, benedict set a modern precedent that ensures his t that successors can take the same path, as one cardinal put it he broke a taboo. catholics around the world reacted with surprise some sadness, but overall there was a sense that benedict had done the right thing, for himself and the church. >> it is quite an act of ch. humility for the pope to realize that he can no longer physically and mentally discharge the duties of his office. ♪>> reporte >> reporter: even as benedict's ated t legacy is being debated the struggle for succession has begun behind the scenes. latin americans feel their time come has come and there are several strong candidate
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pizzey cbs new vatican city. >> jeff: in washington today lots of fingerpointing but no movement toward heading off a budget cut due to be begin on friday. the 85 billion in cuts with come mav from defense half from domestic programs. as many as $750,000 jobs could be at risk. and that prospect had some of the nation's governors weighing in. here's major garrett. >> with washington still stymied, two governor maryland democrat martin o'malley and virginia republican o'donnell have join joined forces to urge a compromise. >> the sequester was put in place to be a hammer, not a policy. but here we are just a week away from et going it done. >> whatever our differences might be we understand that this is an economic threat. >> reporter: half the cuts would come from defense including training and maintenance programs. the pent begun warns they could also require longer deployments in afghanistan. domestically the white house warns of fewer food inspectors airport delays and teacher layoffs. >> secretary of education anee duncan said as many as 40,000 public schoolteachers could lose their
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